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MENLO PARK

Split council votes to seek consultant for community engagement process in Belle Haven

The Menlo Park City Council has decided to start looking for a consultant to handle a $90,000 contract to develop a community...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Dawn, on Oct 1, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 33 comments | 6898 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley man charged with manslaughter in fatal car crash

Keith Benford Knudsen, 19, of Portola Valley is being charged with "gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated" in a...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Neill Kenmuir, on Aug 29, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 47 comments | 6896 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park settles housing lawsuit

Identifying sites for affordable housing just jumped to the top of Menlo Park's priority list, according to a lawsuit settlement...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Back backstory, on Sep 3, 2012 at 7:22 am | 7 comments | 6891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: A traffic nightmare for the Peninsula

Cargill's proposed development in Redwood City will have significant adverse impacts upon the Peninsula, both environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Mari Aldridge, on May 26, 2010 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 6883 Views

AROUND TOWN

No signs of trauma on Menlo Park woman found dead on Mt. Tam

An autopsy on Magdalena Glinkowski, the Menlo Park woman who was found dead in Mt. Tamalpais State Park on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 7 comments | 6882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Design, name chosen for new school: A second-campus 'Laurel'

A single two-story building housing 16 classrooms and larger spaces for music, science and arts instruction will be built...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by confusion, on Mar 18, 2014 at 8:13 am | 27 comments | 6848 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Mitsunobu restaurant opens in Sharon Heights

Mitsunobu Japanese restaurant has opened in the Sharon Heights Shopping Center in Menlo Park, replacing the highly rated...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Dec 14, 2011 at 2:02 pm | 9 comments | 6844 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo: $40,000 in unauthorized bank withdrawals

==B Police calls== from West Menlo Park, Woodside, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13595&e=y...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Croft, on May 10, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 6829 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mark Box resigns from school board

The superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District is recommending that the school board avoid a costly election and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Not our MPCSD, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 29 comments | 6815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Bicyclist anti-harassment law under consideration

Menlo Park is considering whether to implement a bicyclist anti-harassment ordinance at the request of the Bicycle Commission,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 22, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 71 comments | 6806 Views

MENLO PARK

No housing proposed in 1300 ECR project

Plans for new development on El Camino Real proceed without housing units, which some say are sorely needed. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 15, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 6772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police prepare for Obama visit to Facebook for 'town hall'

Palo Alto police will beef up staff and work with neighboring law-enforcement agencies when President Barack Obama comes...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Larry, on Nov 1, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 17 comments | 6769 Views

WOODSIDE

Former Jackling home focus of exhibit

The former home of copper baron Daniel C. Jackling may have been demolished, but in Woodside it is not forgotten. A new exhibit,...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jun 13, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 6762 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Shopping Center rebuild to bring major changes

The third phase of Stanford Shopping Center's renovation would include some of the most dramatic changes the center has seen...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Frequenter of Shopping Center, on Oct 17, 2013 at 9:54 pm | 3 comments | 6760 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC acquires new proprietor

It may take a year to reopen the landmark British Bankers Club in Menlo Park, but those longing for its return can feel optimistic,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Jul 11, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 6756 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Board tackles complexities around enrollment surge

The overseers of local high schools are now moving beyond the preliminary stages in confronting a very tough problem — how...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by central planning, on Sep 24, 2013 at 5:50 am | 4 comments | 6754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher layoffs ahead as MP district plans cuts

More than 17 teaching jobs are on the line as the Menlo Park City School District struggles to close a $2 million shortfall...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on May 5, 2010 at 1:39 pm | 198 comments | 6745 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Driver who hit twins not at fault in earlier accident

Although the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed against a 90-year-old man who crashed a BMW SUV into 6-year-old twins on a Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by M Smith, on Mar 10, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 14 comments | 6728 Views

MENLO PARK

Larger motel on the way for Menlo Park

A Menlo Park motel is getting a makeover along with more rooms. The Planning Commission approved the renovation of the Mermaid...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by mockery, on Oct 6, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 2 comments | 6727 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Spirit unaffected' -- teacher Jason Picetti offers lessons in courage and determination

Is it possible to sum up a life in six words? Jason Picetti, a man who embraces challenge, recently decided to try. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 25, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 33 comments | 6714 Views
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